Texas Aquatic Science Field Site

6th-12th grade


Bridgeport Camp and Conference Center is a Texas Aquatic Science Certified Field site. We have been certified by Texas Parks and Wildlife to provide key Aquatic Science field activities for your 6th to 12th grade students.

Here are the field site activities we can accommodate:

1.9 - Water Quality

3.3 - Land Use in Our Watershed

4.4 - Collecting for a Native Aquarium

6.4 - Measuring Populations

13.5 - Fish Sampling and Ecosystem Assessment

Texas Aquatic Science is a cooperative education project sponsored by Texas Parks and Wildlife, the Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, and The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment at Texas State University.

Texas Aquatic Science is a comprehensive aquatic science curriculum, from molecules to ecosystems, and headwaters to ocean, for middle school and high school students. The curriculum consists of an online student textbook, a teacher guide, specially produced videos, and supplementary materials.

Based on research, field experiences have found that when learning comes alive and is able to give students an emotional event to which they can connect, their learning and retention of the material is enhanced.

 

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